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10 Father’s Day Gifts for Stay at Home Dads

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Father’s Day is this upcoming Sunday; did you get something for the dads in your life yet? Dads can be difficult to buy for. Trust me, I am a dad and I don’t want to buy anything because I am a frugal stay at home dad. I absolutely do not want anything that isn’t useful. [...]

Stay at Home Dad Update – Spring 2016

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Mrs. RB40 is out of town on a business trip this week and I’m a temporary single dad. We haven’t had to do this since RB40Jr was two. Geez, how do single parents raise kids on their own? It has been just 4 days and I’m exhausted. RB40 Jr is a very energetic 5 year [...]

What If You Have No Grit?

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If you are a parent, you probably know about “grit.” Grit is the ability to keep going when things get tough. Studies have shown that grit is a huge factor to succeeding in life. Grit has replaced self-esteem as the primary desirable character trait. Having self-esteem is good, but it has to be earned. We’re [...]

How Come Parents Don’t Play With Their Kids?

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RB40Jr recently turned five and it feels like my time as a stay at home dad is rapidly coming to a close. He will start kindergarten in 6 months and I will have a lot more time to myself then. I guess it’s not coming to a close as much as going to the next [...]